Man on bicycle on separated cycling lane in Vancouver

Green Transportation

Our goal: Make walking, cycling, and public transit preferred transportation options

We aim to improve your quality of life by making Vancouver a city where moving on foot or by bike is safe, convenient, and enjoyable.

Transit should be fast, frequent, reliable, and accessible, and public spaces should be vibrant.

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Our target: Make the majority (over 50%) of trips by foot, bicycle, and public transit

Our target: Reduce the average distance driven per resident by 20% from 2007 levels

Progress we've made so far

Mode Share
Distance Driven
Mode Share Chart
Hover on data points for more information on that year's performance.
To learn more about this metric, see the 'How We Measure Success' section below.

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Initiatives that are helping us reach our goal and targets

Transportation 2040 Plan

Our plan provides a vision for how people and goods move in and around Vancouver for the next 30 years.

Protected bicycle lanes

Find out about Vancouver's protected bike lanes – how they work, where they are, and how often they get used.

VIVA Vancouver

VIVA Vancouver is the City of Vancouver’s public space innovation platform.

Mobi, our public bike share system

Vancouver’s public bike share program - Mobi, bikes we share – launches in summer 2016. Learn more and sign up.

Public transit

When you need to "go the distance", find pedestrian and bike-friendly alternatives to driving.